Jeff Johnson
Chief of Police



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The Starke Police Department is tasked with the preservation of peace, order, and safety in the City of Starke. We’re proud to serve our community with respect, fairness, and compassion representing our city’s motto of Southern Hospitality at its Finest.

With community service as our foundation, we are driven by goals to enhance the quality of life, investigating problems as well as incidents, seeking solutions, and fostering a sense of security in our community and individuals. We aim to nurture public trust by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics. To fulfill our mission, the Starke Police Department is dedicated to providing a quality work environment and the development of its members through effective training and leadership.

We accomplish this mission by hiring the most qualified personnel who meet the standard as set forth by the State of Florida and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. The Starke Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, religion or any other legally protected status.


Starke Police Department
830 Edwards Road, Starke, FL 32091

For Emergencies, Dial 911

Non-Emergency Number: 904-964-6161